We are an association of award-winning chartered accounting and advisory firms.

The HLB Mann Judd Australasian Association consists of 9 independent member firms and 3 representative firms, located in major cities and regional business centres in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. The firms' specialists provide advice and services to a large and diversified client base that includes growing businesses, governments, not for profits and individuals.

HLB 40 Years growth

The Mann Judd Australian Association was formed in the early eighties and in 1988 we became a member of the HLB International, the global advisory and accounting network.

We place people at the centre of everything we do. We work closely with our clients and we are committed to their success. Our diverse and experienced teams provide expert, innovative and practical solutions.

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Our clients tell us we are responsive, reliable, knowledgeable and that we genuinely care. We are proud of the reputation we have earned and the repeated recognition we have received through the Client Choice Awards and exceptional Net Promoter Scores.

Together we make it happen

We are a member of HLB International,
the global advisory and accounting network.

Global Ranking

Our purpose...

To make a positive and sustainable impact

At HLB, it’s our purpose to make a positive and sustainable impact on the future of our clients, our people and our communities, because we care about their well-being and success. Driven by our shared values and behaviours, we collaborate across the globe and find innovative ways to fulfil this purpose. Together we make it happen.

We are passionate about

Alliances & allyship

HLB leads with a people-first approach. We champion diversity in all its forms - where it be backgrounds, cultures, identities, locations or services. A culture that is diverse and inclusive presents new and exciting opportunities. By sharing our differences, opinions and ideas, we can achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients and each other.

HLB's 2023 global impact

  • Staff from underrepresented groups increased by 21%
  • New hires from underrepresented groups increased by 9%
  • Participation in DEI training or activities increased by 8%
  • Female representation on a partner level increased to 27%, up from 11 % in 2022

Striving for a sustainable future

The climate crisis is one of the most pressing issues of our time. HLB firms across the globe are working together to understand, track and quantify our environmental impact.

HLB's 2023 global impact

  • Reduced our carbon footprint per FTE by 6% from 2022
  • We have set new goals for reducing energy usage in our offices, recycling, reducing waste and going paperless

Force for good

Giving back and being actively involved in our local communities has always been important to us. We believe that engaging with our communities is the key to shaping an inclusive and sustainable future for all. Every year, we participate in HLB's network-wide global CSR initiative #HLBCommunities Day and make a tangible difference in our local communities.

#HLBCommunities Day 2023

HLB's 2023 global impact

  • The average time volunteered per employee was 2 hours 52 minutes, up 18% from 2022
  • The average time spent doing pro bono work per employee was 1 hour 21 minutes
  • 1,949 volunteers for #HLBCommunities Day worldwide
  • 9,203 hours were volunteered on #HLBCommunities Day for various community projects

Our values are VAST

The building blocks of our culture

Proactive, innovative & forthcoming
Open, flexible, contactable & responsive
Encouraging, loyal, caring & empathetic
Honest, transparent & ethical